Captain Dinesh Chandimal; who suffered a groin strain during the 1st day of the 1st test match will be out for two weeks. Charith Asalanka comes in as the replacement. Asalanka was not in the standby list. In the absence of Chandimal, the test team will be captained by Suranga Lakmal.
Dinesh Chandimal Skipper Dinesh Chandimal suffered a groin strain during the 1st day of the ongoing 1st test match played between Sri Lanka and England at the Galle Cricket Stadium. He is currently under observation and is not yet ruled out of the game. Galle Test Match Tickets sold out Tickets for all 5-days of the ongoing 01st test match; played at the Galle International Cricket Stadium is already sold out.
Rangana Herath met the media this evening at Galle. He will play his final international game tomorrow in Galle Cricket Ground, when Sri Lanka takes on England in the 1st Test of the series.
Media Release 05th November, 2018 Lahiru Kumara, who was in the 16 member test squad to face England in the three match series, has been found guilty of breaching the code of conduct of the team. Accordingly, the team management decided to replace him. Dushmantha Chameera comes in as the replacement, with immediate effect.
Media Release 05th November, 2018 Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce the appointment of the following three committees under the instructions of the Minister of Sports, Honorable Faiszer Musthapa; who made the decision in concurrence with the controlling clubs of the SLC, following a discussion, he had with them. Furthermore, SLC and its controlling clubs will continue the dialogue on this and include further members to the following committees; if deemed necessary. The following committee’s will function, until an Annual General Meeting of the SLC is conducted, and an elected body is constituted. CRICKET ADVISORY COMMITTEE Michael J De Soyza – (Singhalese Sports Club) Ken De Alwis – (Singhalese Sports Club) Chandika Hathurusinghe – National Cricket Coach of Sri Lanka… Read More →
Dubai, 2 November 2018 HOPE, HETMYER, CHAHAL, DANANJAYA AND JADEJA ON THE CHARGE Top-ranked Kohli moves to 899 points to lead second-ranked Sharma by 28 points; Bangladesh trio also makes impressive gains Valuable ranking points up for grabs in upcoming series between Australia and South Africa, and Pakistan and New Zealand Shai Hope and Shimron Hetmyer are the biggest gainers in the latest MRF Tyres ICC Men’s Player Rankings for ODI Batters, which were released on Friday morning following the conclusion of the series between India and the Windies, and also takes into account the Sri Lanka versus England and the Bangladesh versus Zimbabwe series. Hope scored 250 runs in the series at 62.50 and has been rewarded with a jump… Read More →
Media Release 31st October, 2018 Following ICC charged Nuwan Zoysa under the Anti-Corruption Code, Sri Lanka Cricket decided to send him on compulsory leave with immediate effect. Zoysa is working as a bowling coach at the SLC. In the meantime, Sri Lanka Cricket has started work towards establishing a fully-fledged anti-corruption unit in the country. Already SLC held two dialogues with the International Cricket Council to seek its support towards this move. As another forward step, The Competent Authority of the SLC Mr. Kamal Pathmasiri; SLC CEO, Mr. Ashley De Silva and Deputy Solicitor General of the AG’s Department Sumathi Dharmawardena will travel to UK; in the near future; to meet the UK’s Chief Prosecutor; to discuss the modality of… Read More →
Sri Lanka Women’s team Departs to ICC Women’s World T20 2018 Sri Lanka Women’s Team will leave the country tonight at 09.00 hours to take part in the ICC Women’s World T20 2018.
Pathum Nissanka Batsman Pathum Nissanka, who was playing for the Board XI in the 1st practice game vs England, played at the NCC Ground was hospitalized this evening, after he was hit on the helmet, while fielding at the Short Leg. He was immediately rushed to the hospital and was given specialist medical attention. While an MRI scan showed that the player is out of danger. However, he will remain in the hospital for 24 hours on observation status, following medical advice.
Sri Lanka under 19 ODI squad to face the Bangladesh under 19 in the ODI series in the ongoing Bangladesh tour to Sri Lanka. 1.) Kamil Mishara 2.) Navod Paranavithana 3.) Ravindu Rashan 4.) Nipun Dananjaya – Captain 5.) Sonal Dinusha 6.) Mohamed Shamaz 7.) Avishka Tharindu 8.) Ravin De Silva 9.) Sadun Mendis 10.) Lakshan Gamage 11.) M.C. Premadasa 12.) Rohan Sanjaya 13.) C. Wijesinghe 14.) Navin Fernando 15.) Ashan Daniel Schedule 30th October 2018 Tuesday 1 st ODI Day Game Dambulla – RDICS 1st November 2018 Thursday 2nd ODI Day Game Dambulla – RDICS 3rd November 2018 Saturday 3rd ODI Day Game Dambulla – RDICS 6th November 2018 Tuesday 4th ODI Day Game MCG – Katunayaka 9th November 2018 Friday 5th ODI Day Game MCG – Katunayaka
Kusal Janith Perera and Akila Dananajaya has been taken out of the T20 squad and replaced with Sadeera Samarawickrema and Amila Aponso. Kusal Janith is still recovering from his injury suffered during the ODI series, while Akila Dananjaya is also suffering from a leg injury, occurred during the 5th ODI.
Media Release 26th October, 2018 Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to inform that according to a directive issued by Honorable Faiszer Musthapha PC., Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government and Sports to conduct an election of Office Bearers to the Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), The Competent Authority of SLC Mr. Kamal Pathmasiri has convened a Special General Meeting of its membership to appoint the members to the Election Committee. Accordingly; the required notice has already been dispatched to the membership of SLC by the Director General of Sports and the Special General Meeting is scheduled to be held on 12th November 2018 at 10.00 a.m. at the Duncan White Auditorium of the Ministry of Sports in Colombo… Read More →
Media Release 25th October, 2018 Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to state that following a decision made by the Executive Committee during February, 2018, SLC appointed Classic Destinations Private Limited as the hospitality Partner for the Nidahas Trophy and the England Tour of Sri Lanka 2018. Accordingly, The Company is entitled to, at its sole cost and expenses to provide and or supply Hospitality Services (including food and related care) to the spectators procured by the Company for such Corporate Boxes with no involvement of Sri Lanka Cricket. In that context, in the exercise of the rights granted to the Company, it shall be duty bound to act within the Law of the Country by procuring and obtaining relevant licenses and or permits as required by Law… Read More →
Media Release 24nd October, 2018 Plans to sell Sri Lanka Cricket branded sporting accessories Sri Lanka Cricket on Tuesday ( 23rd October, 2018) launched a ‘’Merchandise arm;’’ which will sell Sri Lanka Cricket branded sporting accessories, apparels and other related sport merchandise items. The latest ‘’Merchandise arm’’ of the SLC has a twofold strategy, both offline and online. The offline strategy will focus on in-ground selling of merchandise items during the matches, while the online platform; which will be launched very soon; will focus on selling to the fan base spread across the globe. The in-ground merchandising operation was launched this Tuesday at the R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium with the participation of the Competent Authority of the SLC, Mr…. Read More →